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, if this is the case, what does this mean for how we should understand the course of emancipation in the united states and the difference between freedom and slavery. so i inauguration the become that slavery is national, that slave -- communities of runway slaves should be understood as what we call marooned. fugitive slave communities, and that the links between people of african-american descent in the norway state -- northern states and slaves in the southern states are important circuits of communication activity they we should pay more attention too. >> host: what are the primary documents you used to research your book? >> guest: i was using a lot of different things. i was using narrative that were written by a slave who so-call ran away to freedom, and one thing that struck me is that although we tend to think about the mason dixon line or the ohio river as the great divide and once you got to the other side you were so-called free, and i tended to focus on the first half of the narrative, the experience of enslavement in the south. when you got to the other side, a very powerful theme was th
scattered around the hospital's different departments as well as in the intensive care units who have not been identified yet. it isn't a big number, the people waiting outside for news are desperate. >> it was the end of the summer holiday season in brazil. the last chance to party for many young people due back at school or work on monday. cnn, santa maria, brazil. >> we had a similar tragedy here in the u.s., a fire started at an overcrowded nightclub in rhode island and died. if you can believe it, that was 10 years ago. susan candiotti has a look back at that nightclub fire. >> reporter: in 2003, 100 people died at the station nightclub in west warwick rhode island, where the band great white was performing, pyrotechnics ignited sound proofing material, smoke filled the room, in 1990, arson was the cause of the happy land fire in new york, it killed 87 people. authorities said the bronx club was operating illegally, two years after it was ordered closed because of safety violations. in 1977 fire at the beverly hills supper club in south gate kentucky killed 165 people. among 2400
first trip outside of the united states never made her flight home from turkey and her family says they are joining the search to find her. a bomb shell if the unsolved murder of jon benet, a grand jury now, we know, voted to indict her parents in that little girl's death well more than a decade ago but the prosecutors said no. the details on that coming up. iran claims they have done something that the united states did in 1950 and they very excited. they sent a monkey into space. the white house doesn't boy it. all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b" today. but there is breaking news, first from fox at 3:00, in new york city, lawmakers from both parties today unveiled the sweeping immigration overhaul with a plan that gives 11 million illegal immigrants a pass to citizenship. the proposal combines calls for tighter board security with calls to allow illegal immigrants to stay in the united states. the immigrants would be allowed to apply for resident status but only after new border enforcement measures are firmly in place. the sundays laid owe the p
the policy barring women in the military from combat units. but another priority, strength ling gun laws, will be much harder. >> these weapons do not belong on the street of our towns, our cities, in our schools, in our malls, in our workplaces, in our movie theaters. enough is enough. >> schieffer: almost 20 years ago, california democrat dianne feinstein pushed an vault weapons ban through congress. can she do it again, and is it the answer? she's with us this morning along with new york city's top cop ray kelly. as president begins his second term, republicans are rethinking who they are and where they go here. >> we can't get rattled. we won't play the villain in his morality plays. we have to stay united. >> schieffer: we'll hear more on that from newt gingrich. tennessee republican representative, marsha blackburn. for analysis, being bring there david ignatius of the "washington post." david sanger of the "new york times," and from campaign 2012, obama adviser stephanie cutter, and romney adviser kevin madden. back to face off one more time because this is "face the nation." capt
to the united states and coming into contact with the united states so consequently my puerto rican friends, and some of my irish friends, although they were more circumspect, what are you doing writing about the irish? i'm writing about the united states. the irish are more interesting. they had to put up with colonialism, just as puerto rico is a colony of the united states. i also respect the fact that they have a facility with language, which i also enjoy. consequently, i wondered why this attraction to the irish. in 2004, the university of puerto rico asked me to come there and lecture and read. i immediately called my favorite cousin, and she said, what are you doing here? i told her and i said, please come to the reading, i have a book for you. she came. she said my son is getting married tomorrow at the caribbean hilton, could you please come? and i went. i hadn't seen her in 30 years. we were kids together. and after the wedding, there was a reception and she introduced me to her daughters, very beautiful girls, then i met the last one, ver
of the of the united states. and will, to the best of my ability preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. so help you god? >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you mr. chief justice. >> they got it right as daughter sasha was quick to point out after wards when she congratulated her daddy and said, you didn't screw it up this time, dude. >> you did it. >> it's kind of harold to hear but she said you didn't mess it up. he said, i did it. >> good on john roberts, he read the oath from a script so he wouldn't screw it up. >> third time. >> that's the third time that president obama has taken the oath of. today will be the fourth time, and the president went to one of the event did last night. i believe this was at the convention center. and said how much he loves the first lady and what everybody is talking about, her new look. >> i love michelle obama to address the most significant event of this weekend, i love her bangs. >> love her bangs. >> should have made a good debut for the bangs. >> a good look. earli
this commuter plane that skidded off the runway at newark's liberty airport. it's a united airlines express plane. there were eight passengers and five crew on board. it was coming in from rochester when it made a hard landing and blew out the rear tires. the plane then skidded off the runwayment it came to a stop without hitting anything. no one of injured. >>> we're following this developing story coming in with new information out of algeria. we're trying to get some video. we're getting word that two more americans are among the dead, three americans killed, seven make it out. islamic militants took over this natural gas complex in eastern algeria. there were about 800 people in the plant. most of them freed in two raids that took place. the american death toll sup to three. >>> still ahead on "kron 4 morning news," we'll continue our team coverage of the inauguration day checking in with our political analyst about what's going on in washington, d.c., right now. we'll be right back. new nehoney nenchencof oofs s eegryoguyo and aholehorainra herehe we goe honehoy corncoflakesaknd ndunk
.s. ambassador to the united nations susan rice withdrew her name from consideration. >>> d.c. police need your help to find a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman. a camera captured images of the man. he's wanted for an attack in the 1400 block of florida avenue northwest. this happened january 20, the day before the inauguration around 2:00 in the morning. if you know this man, call d.c. police. and that number is 202-727- 9099. >>> the campaign to fight the flu charges ahead. the prince george's county hospital center is offering a free flu shot clinic today as part of that effort, and the vaccines are available in the pa soilian lob -- pa villain lobby of the facility in landover, maryland. the flu shots will be offered to people over the age of 18 from 2:00 until 7:00 p.m. and maryland is one of more than 40 states still reporting widespread flu cases. >>> there are changes coming to the d.c. taxi fleet. you can be part of the new look. the d.c. taxicab commission uniform color panel has proposed four possible color schemes for the cabs that operate in the city. a hearing is set thi
for 500 affordable housing units in years to come. some residents are questioning the possible sites chosen. kris sanchez is live with more on tonight's vote. kris? >> reporter: hi there, janelle. a lot of the residents who say they're going to come to this meeting say not only were they left out of the process, but they think their town should be pushing back against the state requirements. this man and his wife said they found out the plan for affordable housing as they were putting the local newspaper into their bird cage and saw the town's legal notice. otherwise they would not have known the empty lot across the street from their town is in the overlay zone. >> it segregates the affordable housing to a tiny part of town, far from downtown. ultimately does a disservice to the affordable housing residents and to the town as a whole. >> reporter: he said there's a better way to create affordable housing without devaluing properties and putting stress on local school districts. he and other concerned citizens put their own ad in the same local paper to inform their neighbors and per
. >> pelley: nancy, thanks very much. of course, any child born in the united states is automatically an american citizen. mexican mothers have for many years crossed the boarder to give birth for that reason. but john blackstone reporting in los angeles has discovered that maternity tourism in america has caught on with mothers in china. >> reporter: her name is ada lin she's four months old and the only american citizen in her family. her parents-- who agreed to speak with us if they didn't show their faces-- traveled from china to los angeles so ada could be born in america and claim u.s. citizenship. "i want her to live a happy life" her father says. "the family is back in china now. they're among thousands of chinese who've become so-called birth tourists. staying in maternity hotels near los angeles. these hotels are often single- family homes in quiet neighborhoods.me >> not here! not here! >> reporter: at least two are in chino hills, california, where residents are annoyed at the frequent comings and going. chino hills resident mow sana'a mitchell. why does this offend you? >
, was their ability to compromise. the very structure of this institution, the united states congress, the very structure of our institution, which joined the people's house, where we are all privileged to serve, with the united states senate, was known as what? the connecticut compromise, or the great compromise. that is the very basis of our founders. too often we forget that while we should never, we should never compromise our principles, we must always, mr. speaker, we must always be prepared to compromise in the service of our principles. a couple weeks ago, "the economist" described another example of compromise -- this one that justice brandeis described as "one of the laboratories of democracy." the state of georgia. conservative republican governor, are former house colleague, and the liberal mayor of atlanta, are clearly at opposite ends of the political spectrum. yet they have managed to bridge the divide with a commitment to results. mr. speaker, together they have achieved significant gains for the good of georgia. mr. speaker, congress and the white house are perfectly capable of
the united states. can they reach here. how serious is this? >> plus. >> california is once again con founded our critic. >> what is the state of the state governor brown outlines champagne dreams he hopes to finance on beer budget. >> also tonight. deployment of dozens of bay area troops. now on search rescue mission over seas. >> i'm spencer. not much rain showing up on live doppler 7 hd right now but the night not over yet. show ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >> good evening everyone. dan has the night off. we begin with one of the most dangerous country in the world. making a new threat aimed directly at the united states. north korea says the missile nuclear weapons will target the u.s. white house is now signalling new sanctions. defense secretary panetta says the united states is very concerned and is quote fully prepared to teal with any kind of provocation. here's he martha. >> if there was any
to environmental defense. and i believe it is probably the most accessful base conversion in the united states. if you haven't been to the presidio, i think you should try and make that. if you're from out of town, it's a spectacular transition there. so, these golden gate national parks that i happen to be the superintendent of has now become after 40 years the second most visited national park in our country. we get 14 million people a year that come to our parks. it has spectacular coastline, includes muir wood, alcatraz, we get to tell the stories, stories about essentially what you and your predecessors did this this area. our headquarters, fort mason, was the fisherman's wharf area was the port of embarkation for the wars in the pacific. just this week we brought in a world war ii 16-inch bottle ship gun to the marine head lands to put it up at battery townsly which would have been the pinnacle of coastal artillery in world war ii. so, we now have a canon or artillery collection that spans in our park that spans from the civil war to the cold war, including a preserve 19-missile base. so
-parties are now open to one mr. president of the united states. thanks for being up with us on this tuesday, january 15th. we have a lot to talk about including governor andrew cuomo striking a deal late last night with republicans on new strict gun-control measures. how he got overwhelming bipartisan support. >>> plus, socializing wasn't the only topic at yesterday's press conference. the president also compared republicans to hostage takers regarding the upcoming debt limit fight. >>> we begin with developing news late last night. officials in new york have agreed to a sweeping set of changes to the state's gun laws. the new proposals would sail through the republican-controlled state senate by a 43-18 vote are considered the toughest gun-control measures in the nation. it includes a ban on all magazines that hold seven rounds, bans semiautomatic pistols and rifles with attachable cliff cliffs. it requires a statewide registration of all handguns and calls on mental health professionals to report dangerous patients. supporters of the plan including andrew cuomo say it protects the second
in our feature future. >> the institution of the united states -- the constitution of the united states. >> it was over in less than a minute. they require the swearing in on the 20th of january because the day where they will do it again for the public. on the national mall, security is set along with miles of sensing. >> you can see the preparations here on the national mall and here behind me, they will be having that happen for the inaugural ceremony. >> reporter: they won't be as big as the one to four years ago compared to 1.89 million. >> i see the excitement and energy. though it will not be as large, it will be just as wonderful. >> once a day of distinction all their own, hoping to inspire their very young son. >> i will tell him to strive for the best, maybe you could be the first hispanic. >> all right as part of the weather as everyone has been talking about it, it looks like it will be a lot warmer than what it was four years ago with the colden temperatures in the area here. but as far as their speech here, they apparently started it december, still putting the finishing
, but their home is making them lose more sleep than the baby. they have a one bedroom unit so the crib is in their closet and they can't buy because she brought it as a tic where co-owners buy in together and convert to condos. after eight years they're still waiting to convert. >> the probability goes lower and lower each time because there's more applicants competing for the same spots. >> san francisco allowing 200 every year and the number of tics have grown to 2,000. >> it used to take two or three years, but it's looking like 20 years. >> they packed city hall that allows tic owners a chance at buying con dope status. the line to speak went out the door and around the hallway. opponents held a rally outside and said the law will bad and encourage investers to snatch up the property. >> you have people that want to take a profit and take the units off the market and turn them into ten an sees in common and sell them as condos. >> my fear is by opening the blood gate and these condo converting has speculateers -- >> one supervisor says he wants to continue this and it will have to
-old is in stable condition in the intensive care unit. live in oakland, amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> the highway patrol says it is investigating a dangerous and disruptive side show incident that shut down interstate 80 this weekend. some drivers blocked traffic while others spun donuts on the pavement. the video first showed up on facebook and youtube. the highway patrol has tips. but is asking anyone who sea what happened, to contact authorities. >> people think it's fun, but it's not funny. you have a lot of people that you effected that day, and it's not okay. a group in favor of gal side show says it needs to support to move side shows off the main roads. >>> super bowl week has arrived. tonight, both teams are now in new orleans. the baltimore ravens flew in this afternoon. head coach john harbaugh led the afc champions off the team plane. noticed that all of them are dressed in suits, ready for business. as for the niners, the team held meetings today away from the cameras. one veteran did talk to the media. frank gore credited coach jim harbaugh for the team's success. >
term as president of our united states, but according to tradition, if the 20th falls on a sunday, the public swearing in and most of the festivities take place on the 21st. >> susan mcginnis is in washington with a preare view on today's events of the -- preof today's events. >> reporter: president obama will take the oath of office on the steps of the u.s. capitol as people are expected to fill the national mall to watch. darrell r o oby came here and camped out overnight hoping to get a good spot. thousands of law enforcement officers and federal troops from around the country will be on hand to make sure everyone is safe. >> today's swearing in on the steps of the u.s. capitol is ceremony corral, held for the -- ceremonial held for the public and they require the official swearing in take place on january 20th. the president was officially sworn into office yesterday in a small ceremony at the white house. he followed that up with a candlelight ceremony sunday night where he said told's parties are not about him. >> what we're celebrating is
, the countdown begins. by the way the big easy has nothing on united states when -- on us when it comes to street parties. >>> they are on the sidewalk -- >> reporter: they are on the sidewalk, in the bars, and parading down the streets. 9ers fever is incurable tonight. >> it is all great. we are going to the super bowl. >> reporter: this guy had his own version of capernicking. >> reporter: and it did not take long for the new orleans- themed t-shirts. at $20 they were moving fast. >> we got it. we are going to the super bowl. >> reporter: throughout the celebrating city, cops were keeping a close eye on public drinking, confiscating any liquor consumed on the sidewalk. this team headed for the super bowl. >> reporter: well, police were keeping an eye on people. anybody with liquor in their hands they confiscated it but tonight they only had a handful of arrests. >> that is good to hear, linda, thank you. >>> let's get to julia goodrich who is live at san jose airport where the 49ers are due to land any minute. >> reporter: we are in an excit
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, are united on this attitude to provide finance for publishing of books by copyright, or for having your own -- >> we certainly have an insight for the people that produce literature, people that produce history. but we are not in the business of making law. we also have an instinct for wanting to have access. so there's a distinction between, for example, supporting the concept of copyrights and whether they should last 85 years or longer. and what kind of access to digital capacities exist for books that are not being sold. these are really serious questions. because suddenly we have locked up in every library in america books that are not being sold that a lot of people would like to have access to, if it was free. and that's for digitization basically provides. and so to some degree people are going to have to come to grips with it. there's a secondary issue, by the way, in terms of the visual arts, where artists, families for extended periods of times have copyright in effect, powe powers, over great works of art. and how long that should last is a really powerful question. i will tell
, this is a terrorist act. the united states strongly condemns these kinds of terrorist acts. it is a very serious matter when americans are taken hostage. >> the militants say they are part of an al qaeda affiliate operating in north africa. they say the raid was meant to punish algeria for helping france's military operation against islamic fighters in nearby mali. >>> inspectors are finding hundreds of levees in danger of failing right here in the united states. >> this information comes 7 years after hurricane katrina toppled levees in new orleans and tore up the gulf coast. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in east palo alto to tell us how northern california levees could be at risk. >> reporter: what that study found is that major levee repairs are needed across the entire country. hundreds were deemed unacceptable. they haven't said if any are in the bay area but they have found 326 in 37 states covering more than 2,000 miles that are in four conditions putting people and property at risk. this is the federal government's first inventory of the flood
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everyone. host: that was bobby in new orleans. the first chief justice of the united states swore in a more potent -- more presidents than any other sense, from thomas jefferson to anger jackson, nine swearing in court chief justice marshall. robert toney had seven, president from martin van buren up through abraham lincoln's first term. here is an abbreviated look at the schedule of events today. the president will be attending church services at st. john's episcopal church around the corner from the white house, the swearing in ceremony begins at about 11:20, followed by lunch in the u.s. capitol, and the parade itself from the capitol to the white house beginning at about 2:45, and then the president is scheduled to attend two inaugural balls at the washington convention center this evening at about 8:45. c-span will be live all day with this stuff, and you can also view it online at c-span.org. a lot of additions to our web site, pieces of video we shot yesterday, we are shooting today -- you will see photos people are posting, with the hashtag inaug2013. greta brunner is down at ninth
as an ambassador for his brand, which is featured in target stores here in the united states. >>> the country's bordering syria are planning a conference to discuss the growing refugee crisis, the un has registered 577,000 refugees, that's the registered number but believe the real number is higher. another 57 people were killed today in syria civil war. now more details of the alleged rape of a teenage girl in a small town in ohio. city leaders are speaking out about the investigation involving two high school football players. susan, a number of people think that there's been a coverup to protect members of the football team, what are you hearing? >> well, hi, the ohohio attorne general said he has seen. no evidence of wrongdoing. this is a small town, where everyone knows somebody connect to the case. a case that is still under active investigation. >> welcome to stubbinville, month's friel is the talk of the small town. the teen rape case went viral when this video appeared on the internet showing local teens joking about the incident in a vulgar way. >> i know it's not cool though. but t
for defense secretary chuck hagel. >>> also, an unfolding scandal involving a united states senator denying allegations of prostitution and free plane trips. >>> eight "new york times" reveals its been under attacks for months by someone in china. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." we were bracing for fireworks at today's confirmation hearing for defense secretary nominee chuck hagel but it actually turned out to be even a lot tougher than many of us expected. republicans grilled hagel raising serious questions about his past statements and positions, especially about israel and iran. at times, hagel seemed to struggle to answer some of those tough questions and other times he gave answers he later had to clarify. let's go to our chief white house correspondent jessica yellin. jessica, it was a tough, tough day for chuck hagel? >> reporter: so far it has been, wolf. chuck was battered by republicans, forcing some stumbles and bruising. so far, no knockout blow but the day of questioning is not over yet. former senator chuck hagel sat at the table alone fielding hostile questi
defense and general welfare of the united states. my god, my god, can we provide for the general welfare of those hurricane sandy survivors who are not victims but have lost loved ones and in fact are the second most costly hurricane in america's history, katrina, sandy and hurricane ike. i speak from what i know. i beg of this congress to vote for the new jersey amendment for $33 billion and as well the others and let us be able to look back on their needs and go back to the table to help them if they are in need. constitution asks us to do that. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman's time has expired. the gentleman from california. mr. denham: madam speaker, the sandy recovery improvement act will speed up recovery efforts and reduce costs. i want to just touch on one important piece of this legislation. it will allow greater flexibility to reduce rebuilding time and lower costs. this gives the local governments greater flexibility to consolidate or rebuild facilities by allowing fema to issue fix grants on the basis of damage estimates instead of a traditional reimbu
if you ask me. >> in 1992 her 4uz was elected president of the united states. if anything i know about her and i covered her as a first lady and senator and secretary of state. i don't think she was reluctant at all on benghazi. i think she wanted to defend or explain or do whatever she could to let the public o public know what was going on. >> i don't have any doubt about that. all of benghazi that turned out and mistakes were made and responsibility was taken. investigation was put in. i don't think anything is investigated with as much cooperation as this was. i can't imagine what it is that these people want other than the fact that they have some intense hatred for the secretary of state that can't be explained. they should just go out and say it. one was this clown. it's hard for me to know how somebody can say what he said. hillary hating is old and deep and still alive. i was hoping after the tremendous service to the country it would have dissipated, awe b parentally not. >> ambassador to the united nations, let's look ahead. 2016 as i love doing and you love doing as well. i
that is going to respond to this enduring problem. the rate of child poverty in the united states of america, we should be ashamed a nation this strong has child poverty, and the kids in poverty don't have the access to success, good education, nutritionally fit to learn, material ready to learn, and that's the lie or that's the incompleteness that we have to address. that when kids stand up in certain neighborhoods and kids stand up in more affluent neighborhoods and say those words, liberty and justice for all, when they pledge allegiance to the flag, the phrase, accomplish justice for all,shoo be a demand, compelling as separation, and should be a conscious conviction to make that reel real. but we're lacking a sense of urgency, and i don't think great movements in americas are led by elected officials. they responding to the leadership on the ground and that's what we should be doing. how can we have an entire presidential debate and it seems the word poverty was almost something we shouldn't talk about and we shouldn't address, and so i'm really hoping we can begin to change the dialogue, b
have been talking about this. forget about the coin. forget about the constitution. the united states could, like britain, issue annuities for what they call console. you could become a never ending equity owner in the united states of america. that goes -- it would have nothing to do with the debt ceiling and they would be able to finance themselves easily at a low rate. and i think that the whole country could get behind that concept. >> although there's still a dysfunctional washington and that's not good news over the long-term. >> you bet. but at least it takes people out. i mean, you know, i guess if you don't know that washington is completely dysfunctional by now, then we're not doing a good enough job of getting the message out. i'm just saying that there's a lot of misinformation, as you know, about the debt and what the debt needs and how the united states finances itself. and there are other alternatives in playing gimmicks with coins or taking the real attention away from what needs to be done. there's a lot of debt. there's going to be debt. and you have to really draw t
of history. when you have the president of the united states just last week talking about the civil rights movement from african-americans to women to gays and lesbians, it really kind of squarely puts the boy scouts in the past and i don't think that's a place they can afford to be anymore. >> so is lifting the ban enough? there's some thought the boy scouts will leave it up to individual troops to decide. >> of course. i think this is a great first step and a conversation that they're having but when they expelled me in 1990 from scouting and when they upheld the right of the united states supreme court in 2000, it was a top-down policy. the boy scouts have ruled with a tight fist and said that no gay member can be a part of the boy scouts, whether youth or adult, so likewise f they'er thislikewo end this policy they need to tend as the top-down, saying we as the boy scouts of america are against discrimination. >> they also do not allow atheists anding agnostics. >> the issue they're talking about is the gay issue specifically. >> and just a last yquestion fo you, would you consider bei
.s. government. zee a new status update from the united states sentencing commission. it says early this morning, the commission' website was hacked and defaced. the site was quickly pulled down. it's currently being restored. the commission is working to have the site fully functional, secure, and accessible as soon as possible. this is what the website looked like earlier in the day as anonymous said it was declaring war on the government by targeting this website. threatening to release sensitive information about the department of justice and what it calls warheads, named after supreme court justices. you may never have spent time browsing this website, but why here? they say it's intentional and symbolic. it's targeting the very agency they believe has unfairly targeted hackers. we also heard from the fbi. they were aware of the cyberattack as soon as it happened and they're handling this as a criminal investigation. >> thank you very much. we should tell you that an anonymous has inserted itself into several national news stories. they took a vigilante role in the ohio rape case. and then
of damascus, the united nations now puts the toll from almost two years of fighting at more than 60,000. meanwhile, u.s. troops have arrived in turkey to man patriot missile defense stations near the syria border. nick walsh has the latest. >> reporter: turkish media reporting nearly 30 u.s. military personnel flew into the southern city, staying in a hotel there before they conducted site surveillance as to where these two patriot missile batteries were to go. embassy officials confirming friday, yes, the process have begun of u.s. personnel and equipment flying into the southern military base. this, of course, is part of the u.s. contribution to nato's response of turkey asking for extra defensive help along that very volatile border with syria. holland and germany also expected to both contribute to patriot missile batteries and hundreds of troops to support that particular deployment. what this does is put the world's largest military machine, nato, right on the doorstep of this very brittle and brutal 21-month-long civil war. syrian regime shells landing inside turkey, promptin
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. >> i will faithty cite. >> the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will to the best of my ability... >> the president took the oath in a private ceremony in the white house, required to take place on this day under the constitution. tomorrow he'll do it again in a public ceremony on the national mall. final preparations are underway for the big public oath. the parade, and two inaugural balls. a member of the presidential inaugural committee says it can be daunting job. >> you want to make sure everything is as perfect as we can make it. >> ama: the inaugural festivities kicked off yesterday. the kid held an inaugural ball of their own with performances by usher, members of the cast of glee and katy perry. our coverage of the inauguration begins tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of "good morning america". we'll a also have streaming coverage at 6:30 on abc7 news.com. >> the mavericks international surf competition justed e end but the crowd are still packing half moon bay as we wait to fine out who won. the mas
the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. >> the swearing in will be repeat tomorrow before hundreds of thousands of people. a parade and two balls. our coverage of the inauguration continues at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of "good morning america" and we'll have live streaming coverage at abc7.com at 6:30. >> we showed you the shirts and hats being sold all over the bay area. >> ama: nick smith is live with a look at fans already stocking up. nick, are you there? reporter: absolutely. people have stopped us and saying if you're not wearing red and geld, get out of here. so everybody is looking for red and gold. look at video shot a few moments ago. we were at the sports authority south of market. the 49ers victory over the atlanta falcons means there's now a rush for gear celebrating the niners. fans couldn't wait to get their handses on anything red and gold. this sports authority started unpacking t-shirts and caps, recognizing the san francisco
setting for his swearing in. >> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >> surrounded by his family, he officially begin his second term. >> i did it. >> it was a far cry from the event in 2009 when 1.8 million people packed the national mall. first african-american president to take office. they are still enthusiastic but the hope of four years ago has been tempered by challenges the nation is facing. a stubborn economy and voters lack of confidence in washington that is mired in partisan dysfunction. senior officials said the address tomorrow will lay out his vision for the next four years. >> he is going to say our political system does not require all of our differences or settle disputes, but it is imperative that our leaders try to see common ground when it can and should exist. >> it stretched out over the long weekend. biden kicked off ahead of obama. he was sworn in by supreme court justice sotomayor. >> the president and vice president laid a wreath at arlington national cemetery and they attended s
that could keep them out of units where the physical demands are especially gruelling. combat separations in iraq and afghanistan have already cost more than 130 women their lives and left more than 800 wounded. some like dawn halfacre were on the front lines, commanding a platoon where she lost her arm. >> there's not a bilge difference at all. and -- a big difference at all. and a lot of the missions we did, we did with infantry and filled artillery units. we were all doing the same thing, fighting the same fight. >> reporter: the best machine gunner was victoria rivers who was tapped to go on missions with special forces. >> working side by side with a special forces team, it was pretty cool. >> some don't just have the physical strength to do it. >> reporter: the order will open 200,000 more jobs to women, primarily in the army and marines where combat experience is considered a prerequisite to promotion to the top jobs. they will have until the end of 2015 to implement the order. if they want to keep navy seals or green berets offlimit, they will have to justify directly to the secre
. first, united airlines is going to chop about 600 jobs through buyouts and layoffs. netflix, shares jumped 42%. with strong quarterly earnings. after peaking in the $700 range, apple is down 36%. the question everyone is asking, how low will they go. next to new home sales which some estimate to be at 400,000 for december. if that number is accurate, it would be a very good sign for the economy. and i'm sure you've seen the frenzy over subway's one-inch short controversy. sandwich lovers aren't too happy. and some filed class action lawsuits claiming the footlong is only 11 inches long. even the six inch sub doesn't measure up too. the suit says customers are owed a refund for the portion of the sandwich that they've not been receiving. subway has declined to comment on the lawsuit. a spokesman said the restaurant chain has redoubled efforts to ensure consistency in every sandwich we have. >>> straight ahead, a super size controversy surroundg the super bowl's superdome. >>> plus, what is this, is it a bird, a plane, a man? we'll tell you. you're watching "early today." >>> we have
returned safely. iran wants to send an astronaut into orbit. the united states is concerned they could use it to develop long-range nuclear missiles. >> families are identifying loved ones after 230 people died when a fire broke out in a brazil nightclub. smoke filled the nightclub in the southern brazil center. party growers grabbed axs to help reach people trapped in the club. firefighters suspect that the fire could have started when the band lit flares on the stage. that ignited the ceiling. a doctor believes most of the victims died from inhaling toxic fumes. >> a couple was on a sightseeing friendship and the plane they were in lost power and crashed into the river. they were wearing life vests and were able to get out of the plane before it sank. they were rescued in 30 minutes. both are hospitalized in stable condition. >> there is new information about the grounding of boeing 787 dreamliner, the national transportation safety board reveals the jetliner that caught fire january 7 had only been delivered to japan airlines three weeks earlier. the fire broke out in one of the batteri
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